Job type
Full time
United Kingdom
Lead recruiter
Daniela Duran Chaves
All Operations
Reporting Line
Global Safety Director, UK Supply SQS Lead • SQS
Level of experience
Professional (Management)
Contract type


What does a Safety Manager do?

A unique opportunity to lead and support the development and implementation of Bacardi’s Safety program: PrimoSafe, within the 8 sites (whisky and gin distilleries, maturation sites plus bulk and bottling operations) which constitute the UK Operating Centre. 

In addition to enabling the safety of our Primos across all operations, you will also be responsible for the safety of our operations, two of which are top tier COMAH.


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Develop and deliver proactive Safety programs which influence culture and behaviours to achieve an incident free work place
  • Achieve and maintain accreditations that confirm our commitment to Health & Safety programmes which meet our stakeholder obligations in full 
  • Achieve and maintain full compliance with legislative requirements for all sites.
  • Develop safety management system through HAZOP, human factor assessments, hierarchical task analysis etc.
  • Lead Process safety, PTW improvement initiatives
  • Maintain and update COMAH Safety reports in line with regulatory requirements.
  • Develop workforce at all levels to an appropriate set of clearly defined Health & Safety competencies.
  • To embed/implement Behavioural Safety Programme
  • Ensure that identified EHS training needs are delivered to defined schedule.
  • Liaise with all levels of staff and contractors on matters relating to safety
  • Liaise with external enforcement authorities regarding legal compliance.
  • Provide support for the identification and assessments of safety Capex requirements.
  • Act as EHS contact for projects and initiatives throughout the company
  • Ensure the implementation of all site safety initiatives to achieve the set KPI’s
  • Maintain ISO45000 system compliance 
  • Continually improve health and safety performance across the business 


The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy

Qualifications and Experience
  • NEBOSH diploma or equivalent degree
  • CMIOSH (or working towards) 
  • Minimum of 10 years EHS functional experience in manufacturing or process industries
  • Knowledge and experience of working in a high risk operational environment
  • Knowledge and experience of Leading Cross Functional Project Teams to deliver EHS initiatives across a business
  • Process Safety background / experience.
Leadership Excellence
  • Exhibit strong leadership, communication, and presentation skills. Must exhibit strong organizational and project management skills and attention to detail. Ability to coordinate and conduct effective meetings/training for large groups (20 - 30 individuals)
  • Influence and motivate stakeholders
  • Ability to lead a team successfully and develop subordinate capabilities as future leaders. 
  • Must possess strong problem solving & trouble-shooting skills
Functional Excellence
  • Achieving Results: Demonstrates commitment, determination, energy and accountability in delivering quality outputs
  • Team Working: Facilitates team working, supports and encourages others. Able to work with all functions in the business
  • Communications Skills: Communicates clearly both orally and in writing
  • Ability to write and implement EHS procedures
  • Ability to deliver effective training
  • Good team facilitator with ability to work with other functions
  • We are looking for people who are globally mobile and aspire to experience different cultures.


At Bacardi we care deeply about finding brilliant talent who can bring the following personal attributes to help elevate our 3Fs: Fearless, Family, Founder culture to the next level.

  • Belonging: You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, and who they can become
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations to harness and multiply collective performance
  • Results Agility: You demonstrate consistent delivery of results in first-time situations by inspiring teams, exhibiting a presence that builds confidence in yourself and others.
  • Mental Agility: You can think critically to penetrate complex problems and expand the possibilities by making fresh connections. You think strategically whilst being execution focused and bring creativity to the challenges you’re presented with
  • Change Agility: You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change. You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience

Disclaimer: Bacardi seeks talent from all backgrounds to bring diversity of thought, agility and capability to our organization across the globe. We promote a working environment where all employees are treated and rewarded fairly. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination that adversely affects individuals or groups on the basis of national origin, race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, and any other legally protected aspect of a person’s identity. 

U.S. applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.


At Bacardi, we are committed to providing our Primos (employees) with a comprehensive Total Rewards package of compensation, benefits, incentives, allowances, well-being, and much more to meet the needs of themselves and their families. It goes beyond just Cash! The total rewards program is based on pay for performance, whereby the incentive programs are linked to company and individual performance.

Compensation, Paid Time Off & Retirement

  • Competitive Pay Package
  • Competitive Holiday/Paid Time Off, plus additional days offered ( i.e., volunteer day, allowing you to give back to the community)
  • Retirement/Pension Plan

Health & Wellbeing

  • Medical, Critical Illness, and Life Insurance
  • Calm Meditation App subscription (free)
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Best-in-class, family-friendly, and inclusive leave policies

Additional Benefits

  • Flexible work arrangements (depending on role/office/site location)
  • Access to E-learning Platforms and Career Development programs
  • Travel Discounts ( i.e., hotel and car rental)
  • And much more!
The benefits /perks may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Bacardi, your work location, and are subject to change.

Some benefits may be subject to an employee contribution.

Some benefits may be fully or partially subsidized. Incentive plans are linked to the nature of your employment and can vary based on region, market, function or brand.

Be a Part of Our Culture

BE                  Fearless

We empower our teams to question, challenge and innovate.

This means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable with trying new things and taking risks, without being reckless.


We treat each other, and our communities, like family. Always.

We are all ‘Primos’ (Spanish for cousins) at Bacardi. Being part of the family gives you the support you need to be the best you can be.


The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do.

Everyone at Bacardi sees this business as their own. We do the right thing for the business and take accountability for our work.


Be Fearless, act like a Founder.

Follow our Primos on their journey to success. Where did they start and what’s it like to work for Bacardi? You too can be part of our story.